Do Not Honor: How Merchants Can Avoid Issuer Declines

Issuer decline post with conceptual image showing Road Closed sign in front of downed tree to indicate obstacles faced in denied credit card purchases

A “do not honor” decline code, also known as an issuer decline, may occur for a number of reasons. For merchants seeking to mitigate them, it is crucial to understand how and why issuer declines happen. We’ve all been in a situation where a credit card transaction does not go through as expected. The message […]